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More mining cos gear up to begin iron ore extraction in Goa

Following Vedanta, three more mining companies have expressed their intent to resume iron ore extraction activity in the state, a mining exporters' body in Goa has said.

Vedanta to restart iron ore mining operations in Goa

Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta on Monday said it has received necessary government approvals and will resume operations from today at its biggest iron ore mine at Codli in Sanguem taluka in Goa.

Vedanta hopeful of resuming iron ore mining in Goa by Oct

Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta Ltd Saturday said it is hopeful of restarting iron ore mining in Goa from October.

Govt delays decision on iron ore licence for POSCO's $12 bn plant

The company has yet to start work on the planned 12-million-tonnes-a-year plant due to stiff opposition to land acquisition and delays in securing permission to mine iron ore, a raw material for steel.

Cabinet approves Shah Commission's report on illegal mining

As per Zee Media sources, the Cabinet has also accepted Shah Commission's action taking report on iron ore mining.

Iron ore production sufficient to meet domestic demand: Govt

Iron ore production in the country is sufficient to meet the domestic demand and steel makers are not facing any shortage of the key input, government said Monday.

NMDC hikes iron ore prices by up to Rs 300 a tonne

State-run miner NMDC has raised iron ore prices by Rs 250-300 a tonne for June allegedly aimed at cashing in on subdued domestic supply scenario, a move that might stoke steel prices.

Goa planning to start mining from Oct: Parrikar

Post Supreme Court partially lifting iron ore mining ban in the state, the Goa government expects the mineral extraction to start from October and reach 20 million tonnes per annum level in the next 12 months.

SC allows annual cap of 20 MT of iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court Monday allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one-and- a-half years.

Stung by curbs, iron ore firms throw in the towel

Bans on iron ore mining and exports in top producing states of Karnataka and Goa have choked the industry so hard that MMTC is one of many firms exiting.

Paralysis in ore mining renders 1,00,000 jobless: Vedanta

Ban on iron ore mining in Goa and Karnataka is not only hurting the economy but has rendered as many as one lakh people jobless, Vedanta Resources chief Anil Agarwal said Wednesday.

SC mulls appointing panels to look into iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it may consider constituting one or two panels for looking into various aspects of iron ore mining in Goa including fixation of annual cap over the volume of extractions with an aim to preserve the mineral for future generations.

Proper system 'must' to regulate iron ore mining in Goa: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said there should be a proper system in place to regulate mining and other related activities in Goa where iron ore extractions in 90 mines had been banned by it following the report of a panel that illegal mining was going on there.

Govt keen to start iron ore mining, exports

The government is keen on starting iron ore mining and exports, which face a Supreme Court ban, and will soon take up the matter, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday.

Sesa Goa to resume mining in Karnataka by June

Sesa Goa is looking to restart iron ore mining from Karnataka and expects a strong demand of the ore within the state, a top company official of its parent firm Vedanta Resources said Thursday.

Cabinet likely to give green signal to NMDC stake sale

The Union Cabinet is likely to give green signal on Thursday to 10 percent stake sale in the iron ore mining major NMDC that could fetch the government over Rs 7,000 crore.

SC decision to allow partial mining brings relief to industry

The Supreme Court decision to allow partial mining in Karnataka has provided some relief to the local iron and steel industry that produces about 16 million tonne (MT) of metal alloy in a year.